Friday, December 2, 2022

Lawrence Weiner | Ducks on a pond

Lawrence Weiner
Ducks on a Pond: Towards a theatrical engagement
Ghent, Belgium: Imschoot Uitgevers, 1988
[unpaginated], 5 ¾ x 8 ¼", hardcover
Edition of 25 signed and numbered deluxe hardbound copies

Composed as a story told with text, text drawings, photographs and illustrations, this artist book features one of Weiner’s most infamous typographs: “WE ARE SHIPS AT SEA/NOT DUCKS ON A POND”. In addition to the trade paperback, a deluxe edition of twenty-five signed and numbered copies were produced. 

The title is published by Imschoot, whose other books in the series include works by John Baldessari, Robert Barry, Hanne Darboven, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Peter Downsborough, Albert Merz, Christoph Williams, and others (see below). 

View the contents of the books here

Lawrence Weiner died on this day last year, at the age of 79. 

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